by Devla13
08 Apr 2004, 06:08
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: A slow learner starts to get it
Replies: 4
Views: 22

A slow learner starts to get it

<r>I was just musing about the promises that the oldtimers made to us newbies: "It really does get better" "Yes you can, yes you can, yes you can" "You're on a journey to comfort and freedom" "You are returning to the real you." Well, I'm living proof that when all else fails, it works to simply bel...
by Devla13
08 Apr 2004, 06:08
Forum: My New Life ...
Topic: A slow learner starts to get it
Replies: 4
Views: 99

A slow learner starts to get it

<r>I was just musing about the promises that the oldtimers made to us newbies: "It really does get better" "Yes you can, yes you can, yes you can" "You're on a journey to comfort and freedom" "You are returning to the real you." Well, I'm living proof that when all else fails, it works to simply bel...
by Devla13
06 Apr 2004, 06:58
Forum: Craves - Thoughts
Topic: I had a major crave today, and temptation
Replies: 10
Views: 46

I had a major crave today, and temptation

<r>Well done, Elaine! That "talking to yourself" is one way to face a crave. See <URL url="http://www.msnusers.com/FreedomFromTobaccoQuitSmokingNow/advice4newbies.msnw?action=get_message&mview=0&ID_Message=62429"><s>[url=http://www.msnusers.com/FreedomFromTobaccoQuitSmokingNow/advice4newbies...
by Devla13
06 Apr 2004, 06:58
Forum:
Topic: I had a major crave today, and temptation
Replies: 9
Views: 0

I had a major crave today, and temptation

<r>Well done, Elaine! That "talking to yourself" is one way to face a crave. See <URL url="http://www.msnusers.com/FreedomFromTobaccoQuitSmokingNow/advice4newbies.msnw?action=get_message&mview=0&ID_Message=62429"><s>[url=http://www.msnusers.com/FreedomFromTobaccoQuitSmokingNow/advice4newbies...
by Devla13
06 Apr 2004, 06:54
Forum:
Topic: I Want "Something"
Replies: 132
Views: 0

I Want "Something"

<r>A thread worth pondering... <br/> <br/> <IMG height="70" src="http://www.msnusers.com/isapi/fetch.dll?action=MyPhotos_GetMBPhoto&ImageID=nJAAAAJoN*!0x1tJvsPUPD9*UMS25FwsAW*Vhc6aAPCyA35!UGAysIu6U*TkjwI6Im6itid2XNTU" width="63"><s>[img width="63" height="70"]</s>http://www.msnusers.com/isapi/fe...
by Devla13
06 Apr 2004, 06:54
Forum: Fixation
Topic: I Want "Something"
Replies: 82
Views: 14.6K

I Want "Something"

<r>A thread worth pondering... <br/> <br/> <IMG height="70" src="http://www.msnusers.com/isapi/fetch.dll?action=MyPhotos_GetMBPhoto&ImageID=nJAAAAJoN*!0x1tJvsPUPD9*UMS25FwsAW*Vhc6aAPCyA35!UGAysIu6U*TkjwI6Im6itid2XNTU" width="63"><s>[img width="63" height="70"]</s>http://www.msnusers.com/isapi/fe...
by Devla13
06 Apr 2004, 06:00
Forum: Stats Parade
Topic: 3 Cheers for the Day You Quit, Parade!
Replies: 96
Views: 531

3 Cheers for the Day You Quit, Parade!

Another Tuesday's child here!

Janet

5 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 3 hours and 1 minute ago, I quit smoking to save my life. BTW, I've also saved $720.56 by not smoking 3,202 cigarettes.
by Devla13
31 Mar 2004, 04:14
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: My Great New Life
Replies: 7
Views: 71

My Great New Life

<r>It's so exciting to realize that we are freeing ourselves from nicotine's clutches, as long as we never take another puff! <br/> <br/> Have you read <URL url="http://www.msnusers.com/FreedomFromTobaccoQuitSmokingNow/mynewlife.msnw?action=get_message&mview=0&ID_Message=186438"><s>[url=http...
by Devla13
31 Mar 2004, 04:14
Forum: My New Life ...
Topic: My Great New Life
Replies: 7
Views: 129

My Great New Life

<r>It's so exciting to realize that we are freeing ourselves from nicotine's clutches, as long as we never take another puff! <br/> <br/> Have you read <URL url="http://www.msnusers.com/FreedomFromTobaccoQuitSmokingNow/mynewlife.msnw?action=get_message&mview=0&ID_Message=186438"><s>[url=http...
by Devla13
31 Mar 2004, 04:14
Forum:
Topic: My Great New Life
Replies: 6
Views: 0

My Great New Life

<r>It's so exciting to realize that we are freeing ourselves from nicotine's clutches, as long as we never take another puff! <br/> <br/> Have you read <URL url="http://www.msnusers.com/FreedomFromTobaccoQuitSmokingNow/mynewlife.msnw?action=get_message&mview=0&ID_Message=186438"><s>[url=http...
by Devla13
27 Mar 2004, 03:41
Forum: Milestones
Topic: Another fun milestone!
Replies: 4
Views: 20

Another fun milestone!

<r><LEFT><s>[left]</s> This doesn't fit into the green-bronze-silver-gold category, but I've got a thing for round numbers! <e>[/left]</e></LEFT> <LEFT><s>[left]</s> <e>[/left]</e></LEFT> <CENTER><s>[center]</s> I quit smoking <SIZE size="140"><s>[size=140]</s><SIZE size="160"><s>[size=160]</s>150<e...
by Devla13
13 Mar 2004, 00:46
Forum: Stats Parade
Topic: Sweet Aromas of Spring Parade
Replies: 3
Views: 12

Sweet Aromas of Spring Parade

<r>Just came back from a trip to an arboretum. Not only have my lungs improved enough so that I can walk a mile without panting, but oh my goodness the glorious aromas of fresh green buds! I was never so grateful to be nicotine free for <br/> <CENTER><s>[center]</s> <COLOR color="#669900"><s>[color=...
by Devla13
06 Mar 2004, 00:24
Forum: Stats Parade
Topic: The "SHOW ME THE MONEY!" Parade
Replies: 101
Views: 742

The "SHOW ME THE MONEY!" Parade

Because I haven't smoked 2,577 cigarettes, 580 bucks have NOT gone to the greedy, unconscionable pirates of tobacco industry.

Janet

128 days ago, I quit smoking to save my life.
by Devla13
05 Mar 2004, 03:45
Forum:
Topic: 1st Help Post
Replies: 8
Views: 0

1st Help Post

<r>Another link for you, Porch. Hang in there! <br/> <br/> <B><s>[b]</s>I smoke because I'm self-destructive<e>[/b]</e></B> <br/> <br/> Janet <br/> <br/> 128 days ago, I quit smoking to save my life. BTW, I've also saved $576.12 by not smoking 2,560 cigarettes.</r>
by Devla13
24 Feb 2004, 06:25
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: CF is GOLD!!
Replies: 29
Views: 133

CF is GOLD!!

What a wonderful celebration, CF! You're an inspiration!

Janet

118 days ago, I quit smoking to save my life. BTW, I've also saved $531.62 by not smoking 2,362 cigarettes.
by Devla13
14 Feb 2004, 01:25
Forum:
Topic: is there a difference?
Replies: 1
Views: 0

is there a difference?

<r>Hi, Andrea <br/> <br/> Joel, John or one of the other goldbies can probably tell you why you feel the way you do. But I noticed that weeks after my quit I was experiencing intense <B><s>[b]</s>emotional<e>[/b]</e></B> reactions, as described in <URL url="http://www.msnusers.com/FreedomFromTobacco...
by Devla13
14 Feb 2004, 01:25
Forum: Cue Extinguishment
Topic: is there a difference?
Replies: 2
Views: 64

is there a difference?

<r>Hi, Andrea <br/> <br/> Joel, John or one of the other goldbies can probably tell you why you feel the way you do. But I noticed that weeks after my quit I was experiencing intense <B><s>[b]</s>emotional<e>[/b]</e></B> reactions, as described in <URL url="http://www.msnusers.com/FreedomFromTobacco...
by Devla13
13 Feb 2004, 03:42
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: So far, the best part of my quit has been ...
Replies: 93
Views: 836

So far, the best part of my quit has been ...

<t>I've had to be patient to quit smoking cigarettes. I've had to take baby steps. I've had to have faith that I would become more comfortable with time. I've had to stop and think before acting on impulse. <br/> <br/> All of these NEW activities, attitudes and approaches NOW apply to the rest of my...
by Devla13
13 Feb 2004, 00:09
Forum: Stats Parade
Topic: Valentine's Parade (a.k.a. For The Love of Freedom)
Replies: 38
Views: 147

Valentine's Parade (a.k.a. For The Love of Freedom)

<r><CENTER><s>[center]</s> <COLOR color="#FF0000"><s>[color=#FF0000]</s><SIZE size="120"><s>[size=120]</s><FONT font="VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF"><s>[font=VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF]</s><B><s>[b]</s>106 days ago, I quit smoking to save my life. <e>[/b]</e></B></FONT></SIZE><e>[/color...
by Devla13
11 Feb 2004, 04:53
Forum: Milestones
Topic: Silver & Comfortable
Replies: 12
Views: 43

Silver & Comfortable

<r><SIZE size="120"><s>[size=120]</s><FONT font="VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF"><s>[font=VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF]</s>Thank you for your post, Laura! You're an inspiration.</FONT><e>[/size]</e></SIZE><i>[/font]</i> <br/> <br/> Janet <br/> <br/> <br/> 105 days ago, I quit smoking to sa...
by Devla13
11 Feb 2004, 04:53
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Silver & Comfortable
Replies: 12
Views: 57

Silver & Comfortable

<r><SIZE size="120"><s>[size=120]</s><FONT font="VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF"><s>[font=VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF]</s>Thank you for your post, Laura! You're an inspiration.</FONT><e>[/size]</e></SIZE><i>[/font]</i> <br/> <br/> Janet <br/> <br/> <br/> 105 days ago, I quit smoking to sa...
by Devla13
10 Feb 2004, 02:28
Forum: Milestones
Topic: Already Gold
Replies: 16
Views: 41

Already Gold

<r><CENTER><s>[center]</s> <COLOR color="#FFCC66"><s>[color=#FFCC66]</s><SIZE size="140"><s>[size=140]</s><FONT font="VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF"><s>[font=VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF]</s><B><s>[b]</s>YAY, JOE!! You're an inspiration!<e>[/b]</e></B></FONT></SIZE><e>[/color]</e></COLOR>...
by Devla13
07 Feb 2004, 04:19
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Desperate Addicts Parade: Have You Ever...
Replies: 331
Views: 21.2K

Desperate Addicts Parade: Have You Ever...

<r><B><s>[b]</s>Have you ever...<e>[/b]</e></B> <br/> <br/> stolen either money for cigarettes or cigarettes themselves from your parents, your friends, or some total stranger? <br/> <br/> <B><s>[b]</s>I have. I'm an addict.<e>[/b]</e></B> <br/> <br/> Janet <br/> <br/> 3 months and 9 days ago, I qui...